Cardiovascular Technician Schools

Following are some of the Cardiovascular Technician Schools and Colleges in the United States:

Valencia Community College - The Cardiovascular Technology Program was established in 2002 and graduated its inaugural class of students in 2004. The program prepares the student to become an Invasive Cardiovascular Specialist known as a Cardiovascular Technologist (CVT). The program is a limited access, two-year Associate in Science degree program, and it is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology (JRC-CVT) and the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

Orange Coast College - The cardiovascular technology program provides the necessary classroom and clinical courses to allow graduates to work as treadmill technologists, electrodiagnostic, non-invasive cardiac and vascular sonographers. Orange Coast College has been ranked first out of Orange County's nine community colleges in the number of students it transfers to the University of California and California State University systems.

Hudson Valley Community College - It offers the Invasive Cardiovascular Technology Certificate to provide the student with hands on clinical experience. After successful completion of this program, the student will be eligible to sit for the national registry exam administered by Cardiovascular Credentialing International. Depending upon background, some students may be required to take the basic science exam.

Central Piedmont Community College - The Cardiovascular technology program has been awarded national accreditation status through The Council on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs (CAAHEP) in both the Invasive and Noninvasive cardiology concentrations.

Grossmont College - The Grossmont College Cardiovascular Technology (CVT) Program is nationally accredited by CAAHEP. Graduates are eligible to sit for national certification and registry exams administered by Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) and the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS).

Edison State College - The Cardiovascular Technology Program is designed to offer candidates the opportunity to earn an Associate in Science Degree in Cardiovascular Technology. The program is fully accredited for invasive cardiology by the CAAHEP.  Graduates are eligible to take the national registry examination as offered by Cardiovascular Credentialing International. The successful candidate will receive the Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) credential.

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